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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-27-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By rdancd816
Swirl mark issue, Houston

:(I just had my Boxster transported to Houston from Denver. When I cleaned it up I found significant swirl marks all over the hood and tops of the front fenders. I'm looking for a good detailer or...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 06-09-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By rdancd816
Less than 5,500. I will be out of town until next...

Less than 5,500. I will be out of town until next Tuesday. PM me for contact info.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-03-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,642
Posted By rdancd816
Very cool post. I have lived in CO since '87 and...

Very cool post. I have lived in CO since '87 and did'nt know of this event. Any more info?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 02-13-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By rdancd816
I've had my '97 since November of 2005. When I...

I've had my '97 since November of 2005. When I bought it it only had 9500 miles on it. I drive the car year round and as long as it has good snows on the wheels it's OK for Winter driving (not...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 01-30-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,155
Posted By rdancd816
I use a product called Novus plastic clean and...

I use a product called Novus plastic clean and shine. It come with three levels of scratch removal polishes. #3 for deep scratches, #2 for minor scratches, and #1 to finish polish. I have an original...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-18-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,851
Posted By rdancd816
I've got a '97 with the 17" option. I would think...

I've got a '97 with the 17" option. I would think any reputable tire/wheel shop would inspect the wheels to determine their condition. Probably good insurance to have them inspected.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 01-11-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By rdancd816
Just a thought, but check your ignition switch....

Just a thought, but check your ignition switch. If it is stiff or not working correctly a whole lot of weird stuff can happen. Some of your symptoms can occur with a faulty ignition switch.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-10-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By rdancd816
Actually Porsche DID offer a 17" wheel option on...

Actually Porsche DID offer a 17" wheel option on the "97's". It is correct, however, P-car does NOT recommend fitting anything larger than 17" on that model year. I do know Randall and a few others...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 01-09-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By rdancd816
Blizzak set for sale

Set of four 17" Blizzak winter tires from 986 Boxster (205/50/17 and 225/40/17). Used three seasons. Still in good shape. Very low miles. Prefer Denver area. $100.00
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-09-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By rdancd816
Sorry about your misfortune. The tow hook hole is...

Sorry about your misfortune. The tow hook hole is on the front bumper behind a small round cover, just pop it off witha small screwdriver. I found out this year that "all-weather" tires don't work...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-08-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,389
Posted By rdancd816
Unhappy Front Bumper Rash repair

Well I finally did it, I grazed a wooden painted post and got a slight "rash" on my right front bumper with a lot of white paint rub off. I've been able to get all the paint off but have a nickel...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-05-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,471
Posted By rdancd816
Past year Tires - $860.00 Oil change -...

Past year

Tires - $860.00
Oil change - $100.00

Car has been great for the past two years.

History - replaced MAF $360.00, 2008, replaced AOS 2009, repaired roof cables 2005, $1500.00.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 05-02-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By rdancd816
I have a '97 and what you see is how it works....

I have a '97 and what you see is how it works. Mine does the same thing. Just normal!
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 04-26-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By rdancd816
Same thing happened to me...radiator cap. Free...

Same thing happened to me...radiator cap. Free after $300 tow!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-05-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,125
Posted By rdancd816
I'm originally from De Kalb but moved to Colorado...

I'm originally from De Kalb but moved to Colorado in '87. I drive my Boxster all Winter unless the snow gets too deep! This car does amazingly well in the white stuff.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 12-22-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By rdancd816
It's possible the headlight switch has gone...

It's possible the headlight switch has gone bad...but more likely a bad ignition switch. Easy DIY, lot's of info on this site.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-15-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By rdancd816
The tires were not worn at all, they only had...

The tires were not worn at all, they only had 9700 miles on them. They looked brand new. It was the age as was mentioned. This car was in a garage at the dealership for some time. I ran the numbers...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-14-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By rdancd816
Thumbs up I bought a '97 in November of 2005. A the time it...

I bought a '97 in November of 2005. A the time it had 9,700 miles on it. The isuues I had just after purchase could have been avoided if I had known about this forum. I DID have a PPI and the dealer...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-13-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By rdancd816
If coolant spewed everywhere it could indeed be...

If coolant spewed everywhere it could indeed be the WP. I had an experience where my 986 dumped a ton of coolant near the right rear wheel well. Turned out the only problem was a bad radiator cap.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 04-10-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By rdancd816
Wow! $690.00 for a MAF. Must be a stealership...

Wow! $690.00 for a MAF. Must be a stealership install. Just had mine replaced and the bill was $386.00. Hang in there 'till all the kinks get worked out. That's quite a story!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-31-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By rdancd816
I've got a '97 and the clutch pedal squeeks when...

I've got a '97 and the clutch pedal squeeks when the car is cold. I've learned if I'm careful to push the clutch in with central pressure on the pedal it stops. It also quits when warmed up. I've...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 03-24-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By rdancd816
This may sound weird but another potential cause...

This may sound weird but another potential cause is the ignition switch. When mine went bad heater blower, temp, and many other strange symtoms occurred. Easy fix...search this forum.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 02-12-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By rdancd816
JMP is right-on about what a stealership will...

JMP is right-on about what a stealership will charge to fix this issue. I paid $1500 to repair the cable and top transmission issues. I also want to point out you must be VERY careful with the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By rdancd816
I know this sounds wierd, but it may be the...

I know this sounds wierd, but it may be the ignition switch. Lot's of info on this forum. A lot of gremlins pop up when the ignition switch goes bad. Easy and cheap fix.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 12-15-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By rdancd816
The car sat at a dealership for over 6 months and...

The car sat at a dealership for over 6 months and had 9,000 miles on it when I bought it in November of 2005. The previous owner moved to Dallas and forgot the car was at the dealer for service. It...
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